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Maintenance Technician

Engineering, Maintenance
Inverkeithing, Scotland
Application deadline
May 10, 2023
Permanent, Full Time
£26-29,000 DOE, plus extensive benefits

About the role

Have you ever wanted to work for a company doing something truly incredible, disruptive and working for the greater good of planet Earth?  Well, here is your chance.  Intelligent Growth Solutions (IGS) is a fast growing innovative Agritech OEM changing how the world does farming.  Our leading edge indoor vertical farming towers allow IGS to control the weather and grow a range of plants, crops, fruit and herbs simultaneously at optimum conditions anywhere in the world.

Employing over 220 staff between sites in Edinburgh, outside Dundee and Inverkeithing in Fife, we are starting to sell vertical farming towers globally.  The broader global indoor vertical farming market is set to explode and as first to market IGS has an incredible opportunity to be seen as the go to leading OEM brand. We now need to recruit a Maintenance Technician / Test Technician to support the engineering centre in Inverkeithing.

Reporting to the Test Team Leader, the Maintenance Technician will be responsible for planned and reactive maintenance of our vertical tower, tooling, and test equipment within the workshop area; repairing hardware faults and ensuring all safety checks are carried out to comply with health and safety requirements. Some travel to our Crop Research Centre in Invergowrie is expected for test and integration of systems.


  • Working alongside a small team of test engineers.
  • Carry out planned and preventive maintenance on our vertical tower and the full range of test equipment and tooling on site.
  • React quickly to any breakdowns/ failures and communicate clearly with affected parties and work efficiently to fix the issue.
  • Electrical and mechanical maintenance and fault-finding.
  • Working within a multi-disciplinary workshop.
  • To assist site with general Housekeeping, carrying out small/minor repairs, ensuring all tools are stored safely and compliantly

Ideal candidate

You are ideally Time Served or educated to HNC/HND in a technical / engineering discipline. This will suit hands on Maintenance or Engineering Technicians from a range of products, production, manufacturing or field service engineering environments. We would also be very keen to hear from anyone who is ex-armed forces. Candidates will need a working knowledge of health and safety requirements, experience of Electrical/Mechanical Maintenance/Fault-finding, PC literate and capable of multi-tasking across functions / jobs.


This represents an incredible opportunity to “give something back” and be part of a culture geared to helping to feed the world. Your base salary of £26-29,000 is accentuated by a bonus scheme and a comprehensive benefits package including health care, pension, flexible working arrangements and 35 days annual leave. But most of all what we do is “cool” and this is what will motivate you to apply.

To apply for this role please apply to our in-house Talent acquisition Manager Bruce Hydes.